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Parenting Courses and Support Groups

Are you looking for support as a parent? Are you about to become a new Dad and not sure how it all works? We understand that parents and carer’s need support and offer parenting courses and support groups.


Upcoming Courses (Free)

Triple P
Tuesdays 21, 28 February, 7, 14 March 10am-12pm
JNC Maroubra
Speaker: Ana Chacar
Childcare: Yes but limited, bookings essential

Strategies for a diverse range of parent/child issues such as good communication, appropriate behaviour, discipline, setting ground rules and building positive relationships with your children.

Thursday 6 April 10am-12pm
JNC Maroubra
Speakers: Anna Kearns
Childcare: Yes but limited, bookings essential

A qualified speech pathologist discusses the important connection of using your home language as a priority when wanting your child to learn English as well.

Resilience Doughnut
Wednesday 24 May 5:30pm-7:30pm
JNC Maroubra
Speaker: Rhiannon Eves
Childcare: No

A model for building resilience in children and young people. This program will assist parents with implementing practical strategies that encourage resilience in their child.

Nutritious Foods for 0-5 year olds + Little Leaps Playgroup
Friday 16 June 10am-11:30am
La Perouse Public School
Speaker: Ana Chacar and Rhiannon Eves
Childcare: Yes but limited, bookings essential

Learn about children’s nutrition as well as some healthy and delicious recipes. This class will take place during our playgroup.



To register you can email or call Family Support on 9349 8200. Bookings are essential and some courses offer limited child minding. If you would like to join our mailing list please email us.

If you would like to find out more or attend a one-off session Parenting Information Sessions.


Ana Chacar is an accredited 123 Magic & Emotion Coaching and Engaging Adolescents Facilitator with extensive experience in supported playgroups, child development and parenting.

Rhiannon Eves holds a Bachelor of Social Work and has experience working with children of various ages.

Anna Kearns is a qualified Speech Pathologist from Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Children playing at JNC playgroup

Parenting Courses – providing you with skills and supporting you as a parent.